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PennDOT boss tells lawmaker Donora-Webster span doomed

By Chris Buckley
With demolition of a bridge linking Donora to Webster well under way, Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration has replied to state Rep. Pete Daley’s letter seeking a reprieve for the span. Writing on behalf of the governor, acting Pennsylvania Department of Transportation ...

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Move to Canon-McMillan means less travel for wrestlers headed to Southwest Regional

Bentworth junior 126-pounder Hunter Neely considers the site of this season’s PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional wrestling championships, Canon-McMillan High School, a mixed blessing. Sure, he will need less than 30 minutes to get from his home to the Big …
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Cal braces for District 9 champs

When California Area and Venango Catholic collide in a PIAA Class A girls’ first round playoff game at Clarion University 5:30 p.m. Saturday, they will have at least one similarity. Each team is led by a solid one-two scoring punch. …
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Charleroi, Ringgold seniors to play in all-star contest

Charleroi Area’s Jake Lemmon and Ringgold’s Nico Law will have one more high school football game to play in. The two area seniors were selected …
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Elizabeth Forward senior Fournier uses pins to reach PIAA quarterfinals

HERSHEY — Even with an unfavorable position in the PIAA  Class AA’s 195-pound weight class bracket and no previous state-level experience, Elizabeth Forward senior Luke …
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Spring teams making most of indoor practices until weather breaks

Although the calendar says it still is winter, spring has arrived for high school baseball, softball, track and boys tennis. Monday was the first official …
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Is Monessen basketball ready for another golden run?

Monessen has had a week to bask in the glow of winning the WPIAL Class A basketball title. Coach Joe Salvino is hoping his players have already turned their attention to the next chapter in their season — seeking a …
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Six BVA wrestlers advance to semifinals

Belle Vernon Area had one of its best days at the WPIAL/PIAA Southwest Regional Class AAA Championship on Friday, advancing six to Saturday’s semifinals at …
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Yough’s Sever qualifies for PIAA tourney

Yough senior wrestler Tom Sever has plenty of motivation to have a strong showing at the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional Championships. Sever, who joined the 100-win club earlier this season, has an outside chance of breaking or tying the …
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